May 11, 2022
Town of Spring Green, Sauk County
Dear Property Owner,
Revaluation Assessment of all Real and Personal Property for the Municipality
will be conducted from May 11, 2022 through November
15, 2022. Please note the following from the
Wisconsin Department of Revenue:
Section 70.05(5)(b), Wis. Stats. – Trespass
The trespass bill, which was signed November 12, 2009, states in part “Before a city, village,
or town assessor conducts a
revaluation of property under this paragraph [Section 70.05(5)(b) Wis. Stats.], the
city, village or town shall publish a notice on its municipal Website that a
revaluation will occur and the approximate dates
of the property revaluation. The notice shall also describe the authority of an
assessor, under Section 943.13, Wis. Stats. And Section 943.15, Wis. Stats., to
enter land. If a municipality does not have a Web site, it shall post the
required information in at least 3 public places within the city, village or
The trespass law entitles the assessor to enter a property
once during an assessment cycle unless
the property owner authorizes additional visits. If the property owner denies
the assessor access to the property,
the assessor must maintain a list of denied entries.
943.13 and 943.15 pertain to the entry onto the property.
Assessors and their staff should understand
the conditions included in these statutes. The major conditions for entry are listed below:
reason for the entry must be to make an assessment on behalf of the state or a political
entry must be on a weekday during daylight hours, or at another time as agreed
upon with the property owner.
assessor’s visit must not be more than one hour.
assessor must not open doors, enter through open doors, or look into windows of
the property owner or occupant is not present, the assessor must leave a notice
on the principal building providing the owner information on how to contact
assessor may not enter the premises if they have received a notice from the
property owner or occupant denying them entry.
assessor must leave if the property owner or occupant asks them to leave.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact our office.
S11091 County Road W
Eleva, WI 54738